2009-2010 Events

2009-2010 Events


Wednesday, September 23, 5 pm, WLH 309

Elizabeth Reis, University of Oregon
Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex

Thursday, October 22, 5 pm, HGS 211

Mapping the Modern Self: Women’s Sexual Identities in Interwar Britain and Germany

Laura Doan, University of Manchester
Mis-taken Identities: The Case of the Hon. Violet Douglas-Pennant
Marti Lybeck, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse
Emancipating Desire or Desiring Emancipation? Women’s Sexual Identity in Germany, 1924-1933

Thursday, November 12, 5 pm, WLH 309

Todd Shepard, Johns Hopkins University
Sexual Revolution in France and the Algerian Man, 1967-1974

Thursday, December 3, 5 pm, WLH 309

Michele Mitchell,  New York University
A “Corrupting Influence”:  Idleness and Sexuality during the Great Depression

Thursday, January 21, 5 pm, HGS 211

Frank Mort, University of Manchester 
Sex Scandals, Elite Culture, and the Post-Victorian City: The Profumo Affair, London, 1963

Monday, February 8, 5 pm, HGS 211

Richard Godbeer, University of Miami
The Overflowing of Friendship: Love between Men and the Creation of the American Republic

Thursday, March 4, 5 pm, HGS 211

Naoko Shibusawa, Brown University
The Geisha in G.I. Khakis: Treachery, Homophobia, and Orientalism in a Cold War Trial

Thursday-Saturday, March 18-20, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Rethinking European (Homo)Sexual Modernity
A three-day conference organized by the Department of History of the University of Antwerp in collaboration with the Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities.  Confirmed speakers include Rudi Bleys (Independent scholar, Antwerp), George Chauncey (Yale University), Dan Healey (Swansea University), and Dagmar Herzog (City University of New York Graduate Center).  For more information, visit: http://www.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=.SEXUALMODERNITY

Thursday, April 15, 5 pm, HGS 211

Amy Kesselman, State University of New York at New Paltz 
Coming Out, Coming In, and “Be-Coming”: Lesbians and the Women’s Liberation Movement in New Haven, 1970-1977